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Oct 4, 2012 11:30am PDT
is next. >>> also, the humanitarian side of the military. why local officials climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of >>> later, helping victims of domestic vi did you know dentures are ten times softer than natural teeth and can be easily scratched? they may also have surface pores, where odor-causing bacteria can grow. that's why dentures require special care. make polident® part of your daily routine. polident's unique microclean formula cleanses gently. it releases antimicrobial agents, including active oxygen, to kill ninety-nine-point-nine percent of odor causing bacteria and reduce plaque. for a cleaner, fresher, brighter denture, use polident® everyday. this has been medifacts for polident®. >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the
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Oct 8, 2012 11:30am PDT
. >>> fleet week wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. the uss makin island is a helicopter carrier amphibious assault vessel, carries a lot of marines with aircraft and hovercraft so they can get some place in a hurry and bring a lot of firepower with them. >> 4:00 this afternoon, you saw the weekend performances of the blue angels and all that america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass, all bringing huge crowd s to san francisco. saturday bart had its busiest weekend day with more than 319,000 riders. this being columbus day a lot of kids and parents may head out and catch what is left of fleet week. >> i hope those sailors and marines enjoyed their visit here. >> from the half moon bay pumpkin weigh-off, they are getting to the finals. >> we'll let you know later to [ male announcer ] are you ready for tomorrow's technology today? then switch to at&t u-verse tv. add the wireless receiver exclusively from at&t, and you're no longer tied to the tv outlet.r tied move your tv wherever you want in your home...even outside. [ megan ] call now a
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Oct 3, 2012 11:30am PDT
, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cuion. they brought it here asart of fleet week to showcase the ct that t nyan move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> reporter: the other advantage is the amount it can carry. consider what it could do com
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Oct 4, 2012 5:00pm PDT
, the onset is more about an interservice tournament and in this case, navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how they can play well? >> playing there, sir. >> where is this ball go something. >> ways going to hit a wall. we're all right with it. >> and speaking of ships there is about 10 hours in the city it doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> and that is the rules. >> moments later adventure found them. this is a photo opp. >> are you corrupting the navy? >> no. >> not even in the spirit of fleet week. >> i thought you're going get into trouble. >> i don't mean that for trouble. >> in the united states navy chifry is not dead. >> and san francisco is hosting six sporting and social events this weekend. and there is hardly strictly blue grass festival. the giants open playoffs saturday night and there is whatever that you want to attend you're advised to get there, early. >> and i just wish there is something to do. >> i saw tourists posing for pictures and this is so nice. >> yes it's fun to appreciate what the military does for us. >> absolutel
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00am PDT
climbed onboard a navy ship today. >>> later, helping victims of domestic violence. the event going >>> look up in the skies this afternoon over the bay and you might spot the blue angels. this is a live picture of the amphibious assault ship docked along the embarcadero in san francisco where the mayor officially welcomed the navy's arrival where amy hollyfield joins us live. >> reporter: good morning. fleet week is about the blue angels, let's be honest the highlight. local officials want you to know that fleet week is more than just an air show. they say step onboard the uss macon island to learn more. this floating city was too busy to visit san francisco during fleet week last year the crew was preparing for a long deployment. but it is back. and the crew is ready to give you a tour. >> it is interesting to see people are great to meet. definitely come out. >> reporter: local dignataries and emergency workers climbed onboard today to meet with military leaders. they are focused on how they will work with the mill -- military if in is a disaster and we help. >> they are experts
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Sep 30, 2012 2:00am PDT
hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the singles matches. they need 14 and a half points. the abc7 sports report is bro
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Sep 29, 2012 11:00pm PDT
and 4 on the season. they lose 27-17. san jose straight looking for a victory hosted by navy. this is a defensive battle. he strips miller and he recovers it for the spartans. here is a terrific play. he looks like he escapes and makes an outstanding one handed catch. late third quarter and navy with the play action. he picks off miller. they lead 6-0 after three quarters. is anybody going to score a touchdown. he is not fooled on the pitch. it was 144 yards and improve to 4 and one with a 12-0 victory. golf becomes a team sport including the ryder up underway outside chicago. team usa and europe day two. no other golf tournament with an atmosphere like this. it was an 8-4 lead after the morning round. bradley drains the birdie putt. they win it 7-6. the rookies continue to dominate. four straight birdies and propels them to a 5 and four victory. and then we have dustin johnson and all square on 17. johnson with a 35-footer. you have to love this atmosphere. down two with six to play. he made five straight birdies and drains it for the win. usa leads it 10-6 and heading into the si
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Sep 30, 2012 5:00am PDT
jose state. spartans looking for their fourth straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. johnson strips the quarterback tray miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and stosses it up. makes an outstanding one arounded grab. they led 3-0 at the last. late third, navy with the play action. the pick-off. spartans led 6-0 after three quarters. then in the fourth. last chance for navy. 4th and 7th. spartans not fooled. they hold them to 144 yards of total offense, improving to 4-1, shutting out navy, 12-0, the final. >>> cal and arizona state. rough season for jeff tedford. that seat is getting hot. a bullet to kevin. 9-yard td pass. they trail 9-7 at the half. zach maynard sacked six times. 9628 for 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you. fourth quarter, maynard. a fade out to his brother allen. cal down, but arizona answers. he finds kevin again. this time 22 yards and the touchdown. cal falls to 1-4, losing 27-17. >> we got beat by a better team today.
ABC
Oct 3, 2012 11:00am PDT
more than a million extra people this week for large scale events, including fleet week. navy and marines are on ocean beep right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain -- beach right now. amy hollyfield is there live to explain why. >> reporter: they were dazzling everyone they showed off one of their cool tools and a few others to get fleet week kicked off. some call this is an engineering marvel. the size of it and how much it can carry oversea and land on a cushion of air. it impressed san francisco's mayor as it came ashore this morning. >> i'm very surprised at the size of it, the ability to carry emergency equipment from trucks to generators and all the things we might absolutely need. >> reporter: layman's term is hovercraft. navy officials will tell you it is technically called a landing craft air cushion. they brought it here as part of fleet week to showcase the fact that the navy can move combat or humanitarian supplies from a ship to the beach, very quickly. >> it travels at 40, 50 miles an hour on the water. most vessels out here travel 5 to 10 miles. >> report
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Sep 30, 2012 6:00am PDT
straight victory hosted by navy. a defensive battle. travis johnson strips the quarterback trey miller. they recover and here we go. not a lot of offense in the first quarter. here's a terrific play. he looks like he is sacked. escapes and tosses it up. makes an outstanding one-handed grab. spore fans led 3-30 at the half. late third, navy with the play action. the pick-off. spartans led 6-0 after three quarters. then in the fourth. last chance for navy. 4th and 7th. spartans not fooled. san jose state holds them to 144 yards of total offense, improving to 4-1. shutting out navy, 12-0, the final. >>> cal and arizona state. rough season for jeff tedford. that seat is getting hot. on third and goal. a bullet to kevin. 9-yard td pass. cal trade 17-7 at the half. zach maynard sacked six times. 9 for 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you. fourth quarter, maynard. a fade out to his brother allen. cal down, but arizona answers. he finds kevin again. this time 22 yards and the touchdown. cal falls to 1-4, losing 27-17. >> we got beat by a better team today. they o
ABC
Oct 8, 2012 4:30am PDT
wraps up today with tours of ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, plus america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco and other smaller events. bart ridership hit record highs saturday there were over 319,000 riding bart, compared to the normal 200,000. it topped the record set in september of 2007 when the bay bridge was closed foreca three sporting events. >>> when the blue angels zipping along over the bay, do you know how close together they are? wings are 18 inch as part. -- inches apart. >> of course we had perfect weather. >>> cooler weather on the way. 45 santa rosa, 48 half moon bay, low to mid 50s san rafael 58, antioch 60. still watching area of low pressure drawing closer to san francisco, mix of sun and clouds today like over the weekend. since it is drawing closer also bringing cooler weather maybe one to three degrees cooler today than yesterday, temperatures across
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Oct 8, 2012 11:00am PDT
wraps up today with tours of ships from the navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. the uss makin island is a helicopter carrier amphibious assault vessel, carries a lot of marines with aircraft and hovercraft so they can get some place in a hurry and bring a lot of firepower with them. >> 4:00 this afternoon, you saw the weekend performances of the blue angels and all that america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass, all bringing huge crowd s to san francisco. saturday bart had its busiest weekend day with more than 319,000 riders. this being columbus day a lot of kids and parents may head out and catch what is left of fleet week. >> i hope those sailors and marines enjoyed their visit here. >> from the half moon bay pumpkin weigh-off, they are getting to the finals. >> we'll let you know later today who was the big winner [ female announcer ] pillsbury crescents fabulous but...when i add chicken, barbecue sauce... and cheese...and roll it up woo-wee! i've made a barbecue chicken crescent chow down. pillsbury crescents. let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury
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Oct 8, 2012 5:00am PDT
ships from the u.s. navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start at 9:00 this morning, will draw big crowds. weekend performances by the blue angels, america's cup and hardly strictly bluegrass festival drew massive crowds to san francisco. bart ridership hit record highs saturday over 319,000, compared to normal 200,000. topped the record set in september 2007 when the bay bridge was closed for three sporting events. [ unintelligible ] >>> boy was the weather cooperating over the weekend. >> you cannot have asked for any better in terms of viewing blue angels. >>> definitely beautiful over the weekend nice to see san francisco and the bay area shine so much on so many different channels, football, the america's cup or baseball, absolutely fantastic. pride of this weekend. half mile visibility in santa rosa with fog everybody else okay. calm around santa rosa, i don't expect it to move much watch out on 101 near santa rosa some could be developing around 101 as it does this time of the year. light breeze out of the south at sfo, there is an onshore component to our wind toda
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Oct 3, 2012 11:00pm PDT
this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it h
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Oct 8, 2012 6:00am PDT
navy, coast guard and royal canadian navy. they start 9:00 this morning, will likely draw big crowds until they close 4:00 this afternoon. weekend performances by the blue angels, and other events drew massive crowds to san francisco, bart ridership hit record highs. saturday well over 2319,000 -- well over 319,000 riding bart. >>> we have a live report from the new york stock exchange straight ahead. dow starting off, off 44 points. >>> relief could be on the way for sky high gas prices. >>> 57° this morning warming to 63° by the time those big gourds some may top a ton this year will reach out to around 63°. next couple of days i know there's a chance of rain mainly around monterey bay and south possibly stray shower north bay tomorrow mainly dry for the rest of us and still cooler than average. here's sue. >>> back-up at the bay bridge toll m -- metering lightses are on. -- once get on the upper deck no problem into san francisco, bart, muni, all on time newark, big rig caught fire this is at cherry and jasmine. cherry shutdown at hour at this hour. >>> forget about memorizing
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Oct 4, 2012 11:00pm PDT
child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter: she an
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Oct 7, 2012 9:00am PDT
navy's only hybrid electric vessel. agatha and jodi are first in line today to see it. >> it's just a really need opportunity. you don't really get to see these things, especially in idaho falls, idaho. my husband wanted to see this so we are doing it for our anniversary. >> happy anniversary. >> thank you. >> that couple got in line at 7:30 this morning. probably a good idea because yesterday people waited as long as three hours for tours of the ship. it's free. it's docked south of the bay bridge. open today and tomorrow. back live for the shot of the ship. by the way, 3,000 people toured this vessel yesterday. you know, like i said, it's a hybrid ship. i made the joke earlier this morning, it's like a gigantic prius. i talked to a navy officer a few moments ago and he said kind of, not really, and we left it at that. live on the embarcadero, abc7 news. >> all right. thanks very much. >> the mayor said 100 more taxis will be out. muni is providing extra service, including the special service from the civic center. and you will see additional ferries on the bay this weekend, includin
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Oct 3, 2012 4:00pm PDT
heavy loads of personnel or gear. that is a story for this navy craft landing on ocean beach, carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after an earthquake or tsunami. and at moffett field abc 7 news. >> there is an aviation hero touched down after his ride along today. captain sullen burger was a guest of honor and in 2009, you'll recall he safely landed a u.s. airways jet at the hudson river. the event has been named miracle on the hudson. >> there is teams racing now in san francisco bay and these are the live pictures. there are 11 teams take part in races and this competition runs through sunday. best viewing at marina green. it's fan taft wrik to watch boats go by. >> they go fast. >> still ahead at 4:00 millionaires putting in for unemployment benefits? and there is a popular department store comes stateside. a mirror letting you try on a variety of clothes at the same time. >> and michael finney is taking your questions won twitter and facebook ask will answer them here just a little bit later. you can contact michael on >>> following breaking news in texas
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Oct 4, 2012 1:05am PDT
military. and he says today was better than he remembered. >>> look at this. the amphibious navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wrap up the big oracle open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine l
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Oct 4, 2012 4:00pm PDT
to see what your navy does for you. and there are living conditions that are exceptional. a lot of people don't get that from standing on the street and looking at the ship. >> and tourists -- tours start here at 9:30. >> and amy, thank you very much. voters heading on to the bay are being warned to watch out for chaels whales, there is a experts fear more may come in search of food. voters required to stay 300 feet away from whales and avoid getting between a whale and her calf. and this is a very busy weekend. san francisco host six sporting events, fleet week starts and kicks off tomorrow in the castro street fair which is on sunday. >> there are giants opening saturday night at at and t park. hters entertain buffalo bills on sunday. >> no matter can one you may be attending you're advised to get there early. >> yes. and other event america's cup getting underway on san francisco bay and this is in about an hour from now. and teams racing at 5:10. there are 11 teams taking place and what a difference, it feels cooler. >> it does and this is a look, 65 at half moon bay. looking a
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Sep 30, 2012 9:00am PDT
half. navy with play action, osborn, jr. picks off miller. then in the fourth, last chance for navy. fourth and 7, san jose holds it to 144 yards in total offense and improving to 4-1, shutting them out 12-0 your final. >> cal and arizona state, rough season for jeff teford. nine yard td pass and cal trails at the half. offense couldn't get anything going. sacked six times. 126 yards and one touchdown. we might as well show it to you, maynard to his brother, allen, arizona answers. he finds him again. 22 yards on the touchdown and cal falls to 1-4 losing to 27-17. >> we outplayed us in a lot of areas. it was disappointing to lose a game. we have to go back to work. that is what i told the team. we need to improve. >> jets in new york to take on 49ers. raiders are taking on the broncos. i'm mike shumann and have a great day. >> carolyn: up next, now just three days away, presidential candidates gear up for their first debate. what are they doing to prepare? and the east bay students who took an innovative class and >>. >> carolyn: welcome back. both president barack obama and mid rom
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Oct 3, 2012 1:05am PDT
right. let's change gears dramatically. we captured the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies t will be patrolling te bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. . obviou week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving t
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Oct 2, 2012 11:00pm PDT
gears dramatically. we captured the navy blue angel flying information as they approached sfo this evening. 4 jets will land tomorrow after fueling delay delayed them. practice is on thursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the island. areas of the bay will be off limits during the air show and sunday america's cup race. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies will be patrolling the bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. fleet week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving through to the north. jus
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Oct 3, 2012 4:30am PDT
agent and wounded another. >>> plus, navy's blue angels arrive in the bay area today. how soon before you will hear the ear-splitting roar? >>> big jump in gas prices the past few days. what is to blame? are you ready ? share everything by turning your smartphone into a mobile hotspot for up to 8 wifi-enabled devices at no extra charge. like the new droid razr m by motorola only $99.99. ...but add some ham and cheese ...roll them up in some crescent dough and tada, thursday is now... a ham & cheese crescent roll-up wonder pillsbury crescents, let the making begin. here's a better idea. pillsbury grands! flaky layers biscuits in just 15 minutes the light delicate layers add a layer of warmth to your next dinner. pillsbury grands biscuits let the making begin.
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Oct 6, 2012 8:00am PDT
got with the navy's best. maybe it's the bluegrass festival that dr >> terry: the blue angels signing autographs last night. okay, now we recognize them. they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along the san francisco waterfront, over in marin county, everywhere, part of fleet week. blue angels will be the biggest draw but a number of other major events around the bay area. cornell bernard is live at marina green. this could be gridlock. >> reporter: yeah, definitely. good morning. so many events, so many people. most of them headed right here to the marina green where it could be a gorgeous day. check out the fog slowly lifting over the golden gate bridge. america's cup yacht racing later today and the blue angels set to perform this afternoon. the air show will thrill the crowds but getting here could take a while if you are driving. like terry said, expect gridlock especially on the embarcadero where there will be lane closures. bill and fran are visiting and they had no idea what a big weekend it will be in san francisco. >> we came out f
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Oct 5, 2012 1:05am PDT
charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing their jaw dropping maneuvers over the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. america cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pick pocket or theft from person or the purse being snatched. >>reporter: she and her daughter plan
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Oct 6, 2012 6:00am PDT
lucky fans got one-on-one time with the navy's best, for maybe it's the blue grass festival drawing to you san francisco this ♪ ♪ we were skipping stones ♪ and letting go ♪ over the river and down the road ♪ [ female announcer ] at nature valley, we know nature comes together in amazing ways. that's why we bring together natural ingredients, like dark chocolate with toasted oats, or sweet golden honey. perfect combinations of nature's delicious ingredients, from nature valley. ♪ ♪ i was thinking that i hope this never ends ♪ [ female announcer ] nature valley granola bars, nature at its most delicious. >> live from the kgo broadcast center, this is abc7 news. >>> the blue angels, what are they doing on the ground? oh, they are signing autographs for adoring fans in san francisco last night. [airplanes roaring] >> today they will take to the skies performing for hundreds of thousands of people along san francisco waterfront and all over the bay area, all for fleet week. the blue angels will be san francisco's biggest draw this weekend, but there are a number of other maj
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Oct 6, 2012 5:00am PDT
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Oct 4, 2012 9:00pm PDT
alameda fleet week is more about inner service softball tournament. the navy and marines against the coast guard. have you ever wondered how these guys play so well when on ships most of the time? do you play in the ship. >> yes. >>reporter: where does the ball good. >> hit a wall. going to hit so we are all right with it. won't be home runs. >>reporter: speaking of ship and ship mates. technician michael jones and aj young had about 10 free hours in the city today 10 hours doesn't leave a lot of room for adventure. >> that's the rules. >>reporter: maybe it has to do with dna because moments later adventure found them. model guy with a camera. photo op. >>reporter: are you corrupting the navy. >> oh, no i wouldn't did that. reporter: not even in the spirit of fleet week. i thought you were going to get in trouble. >> i don't view that as trouble. just helping somebody out. >>reporter: clearly in the united states navy chivalry is not dead. along the embarcadero, abc 7 news. >> no it is not. hope they have a grit time while here. and the weather spencer is cooperating. >> lovely weeke
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Oct 4, 2012 12:00am PDT
navy craft landing on san francisco's ocean beach this morning. the military showed off its ability to respond to a natural disaster or terror attack. the hovercraft was carrying heavy equipment to help the city recover after an earthquake or tsunami. it has been used to respond to humanitarian crisis such as hurricane katrina. it is the military might steaming in for fleet week. >> it is a fun time of year. boy, impressive stuff. >>> let's take you outside. a very nice night to wp up the big orae open world conference in san francisco. >> and this is treasure island where there is a big party. pearl jam is performing, and it looks like there is a ferris wheel out there. >> and sandhya patel is here. a beautiful day all over the bay area. >> that's right. and they are jamming to cooler weather here in the bay area. it is 14 dries -- 14 degrees cooler. so it is certainly better weather. we will show you what brought the cooling, and this is a time lapse from this afternoon. watch the marine layer as it deepens. it is the fog layer we are talking about. it has increased. it is 2200 fe
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Oct 3, 2012 12:00am PDT
justice league. >> all right. let's change gears dramatically. we captured the navy blue angel flying information athey apprched sfo this ening 4 jets wi ldtomorr after elindela dayed tem practice is onhursday and friday along the waterfront and the pilot who listened the the plane on new york hudson river is expected to be a guest on one of the flights. he ace bay area native. hundreds of thousands expected to watch the blue angel during air show on saturday and sunday. >> coast guard shows today what it will do to keep the crowd safe. team staged varrett of drill off the iland. areas of e bayill be o lims ring their shoand nday america's cup ra. 65 boats from the coast guard and other agencies will be patrolling the bay this weekend. >> all right. apparently it will not be quite as hot. >> let's check in with sandy. >> we'll be looking at comfortable weather if you check out the activities they are happening this weekend. so much happening. fleet week. obviously america's cup. big changes are coming. live doppler 7 hd showing you couple of clouds moving through to the north.
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Oct 5, 2012 12:00am PDT
maleompanion and 11 month old son. she faces burglary and child endangerment charges. >> the navy blue angel spent the afternoon practicing tir jaw dropping maneuvers ove the bay. elite playing in team practice again tomorrow before saturday sunday performance. thousands of people are expected to come into the city and tonight police are offering some advice. amma in front of the uss make on island in san francisco. >>reporter: we have a lot going on this weekend. music festival. street parade. we even have another festival. giants are playing. 9 remembers playing and yes this is pretty much a give away. that fleet week is coming ashore. police are going to be out on patrol trying to keep trouble to minimum but they say you can help them by not becoming an available victim. teaming with sailor military and otherwise in san francisco. ameri cup racing and flight week just 2 of several major events going on this weekend. huge crowds are expected to congest the city streets and more people sometimes means more crime. >> obviously we have an increase amount of pic pocket or theft fm person
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Oct 3, 2012 9:00pm PDT
which arrived today. >> reporter: this amphibious navy craft came slashing into san francisco's ocean beach from a carrier 8 miles out. it was carrying heavy equipment that could help san francisco recover after a natural disaster or terror attack. >> this is an incredible example of the kind of activities that may have to happen and the more we practice it the more we will be ready for it. >> reporter: it was a joint army navy drill and an opportunity to remind san franciscoians that they do humanitarian mixes along with military. >> what you see here today onboard this craft is just a single demonstration but certainly the craft can replenish itsself back to the ship numerous times. >> reporter: arriving by sea and by air the marines landed two helicopters in the sleepy outer sunset at lake merced and there picked up civilian medical professionals to acquaint them with what the military can do if called upon to help. the pilot is enjoying this mission of show and tell. >> it is great to come up here and show the locals and the citizens just what we do and what we are capable of. >>
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